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Worker burned in Madison County is rushed to burn center in Galveston

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Published: Sep. 22, 2016 at 1:03 PM CDT
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A worker is recovering at a burn center in Galveston after being injured in a truck fire along Pee Dee Lane this morning in Madison County.

The worker suffered burns on most of his body and was taken by a medical helicopter to the hospital.

Images on the Madisonville Police Department's Facebook page show a large column of black smoke coming from a field around 11:00 a.m. Thursday.

Additional images from Midway Volunteer Fire Department

Investigators say the release of oil and vapors on the work site ignited the fire that destroyed the truck.

Midway Volunteer Fire Department and North Zulch Fire Department both responded as well.